Obituaries

William H. Matthews Jr. - 76

2/5/1941 - 2/21/2017
Chicago Heights William H. Matthews Jr. age 76. Longtime Chicago Heights resident, formerly of Posen. Born and raised in Monroe, NC. Proud member of IBEW Local 9, with over 30 years of service. Bill enjoyed his...

Elizabeth M. Parker - 89

4/12/1927 - 2/21/2017
Roseland and Ingleside Elizabeth M. Parker nee Frigo, age 89. Native of Chicago’s Roseland area. Longtime resident of Ingleside, IL. Formerly of Matteson. Wife of the late Donald Parker. Mother of Gayle (Tom)...

John J. Kutta - 86

5/8/1930 - 2/17/2017
Chicago Heights John J. Kutta, age 86. Korean War Veteran, U.S. Air Force - Member 509th Bomber Wing. Longtime Chicago Heights resident formerly of Chicago’s Southside. Retired from Continental Bank/Bank of...

Concetta J. Tieri - 77

5/4/1939 - 2/17/2017
Lifelong Steger resident Concetta J. ”Connie” Tieri nee Fushi, age 77. Lifelong Steger resident. Wife of the late Frank “Bugs” Tieri Jr. Mother of Beth (Rich) Lojko and Phyllis Tieri. Grandmother of Michelle (John)...

Joseph "Joey" Vinezeano, Jr. - 43

6/14/1973 - 2/14/2017
Park Forest Joseph J. “Joey” Vinezeano, Jr., age 43. Lifelong Park Forest resident. Graduate of Rich East High School. Joey enjoyed participating as a Special Olympics athelete, dancing, swimming, and his...

Anthony Mikutis - 55

6/3/1961 - 2/13/2017
Oak Lawn Anthony J. Mikutis, age 55, Deputy Sheriff, Cook County Sheriff’s Department with over 20 years of service. Longtime Oak Lawn resident formerly of Chicago. Quigley South H.S. graduate. Husband of...

Lydia Panozzo - 96

7/4/1920 - 2/12/2017
Glenwood Lydia Panozzo nee Medici age 96. Longtime Glenwood resident formerly of Roseland. Native of Asiago, Prov. Vicenza, Italy. Wife of the late John Peter Panozzo. Mother of John Panozzo and the late...

Anthony Travaglini - 79

10/6/1937 - 2/12/2017
Chicago Heights Anthony Travaglini age 79. Longtime Chicago Heights resident native of San Benedetto del Tronto, Pr. Ascoli Piceno, Italy. Retired Inspector for Ford Stamping Plant, Chicago Heights. Member UAW...

Dominick "Dom" Izzo - 39

2/14/1977 - 2/12/2017
Longtime Chicago Heights rsident Dominick ”Dom” Izzo. Age 39. Longtime Chicago Heights resident. Graduate of Bloom High School Class of 1995. Loyal employee of Cintas Corporation for 20 years. Husband of Meredith nee Graves....

David R. Nardella - 47

12/7/1969 - 2/8/2017
Orland Park David R. Nardella, age 47, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning Feb. 8th in Orland Park. Dave was born and raised in Chicago Heights. He was a 1988 graduate of Bloom High School and 1992...

Marie Guidici - 89

4/6/1927 - 2/6/2017
Tinley Park Marie Guidici nee D’Onofrio, age 89. Tinley Park resident formerly of South Holland and Roseland. Sherwin-Williams Paint Company. Wife of the late Alexander E. “Gene” Guidici. Mother of Nancy...

Gregory Francis Farrell - 55

6/19/1961 - 2/6/2017
Longtime Blue Island resident formerly of Glenwood Gregory Francis Farrell, age 55. Longtime Blue Island resident, born and raised in Glenwood. A Sheet Metal worker serving the commercial HVAC industry, Greg had over 25 years of service for Admiral...

Norma "Phyllis" Merisko - 84

5/11/1932 - 2/4/2017
Chicago Heights Norma “Phyllis” Merisko, age 84. Longtime Chicago Heights resident. Wife for 52 years of the late Stephen J. Merisko. Mother of Michael (Linda), Cynthia (James) Barry, Mark (Karen) and Martin...

Roseann Wells - 66

2/24/1950 - 2/2/2017
Highland, IN Roseann Wells nee Serama, age 66. Highland , IN resident formerly of Sauk Village, Calumet City and Pullman. Active member of Crossroads BMW Motorcycle Club. Former driver for Kickert Bus...

Agnese Maria Crestani - 94

3/17/1922 - 2/2/2017
Chicago Heights Agnese Maria Crestani nee Bonometti age 94. Longtime Chicago Heights resident, native of Costermano, Pr. Verona, Italy. Master seamstress and homemaker. Wife of the late Lino Crestani. Mother of...

Pasqualina "Pat" Kudra - 93

8/12/1923 - 2/1/2017
Chicago Heights Pasqualina “Pat” J. Kudra nee Angelini age 93. Lifelong Chicago Heights resident. Retired after over 20 years of service at St. James Hospital, Dietary Services Dept. Wife of the late Casimer...

Paul J. Sweeney - 71

6/6/1945 - 2/1/2017
Chicago Heights formerly of Homewood Paul J. Sweeney age 71. Longtime Homewood and Chicago Heights resident. Husband for 43 years of Sandra nee Melei. Father of Victoria “Torrie” Sweeney. Brother of Dennis (Helen) Sweeney....

Luke Daniel Dominy - 32

8/31/1984 - 1/29/2017
Mokena and Homewood *****NOTICE: CHANGE OF SERVICE LOCATION, PLEASE SEE BELOW***** Luke D. Dominy age 32. Longtime Mokena and Homewood resident. Graduate of Lincoln-Way East and the University of Arizona....

Eugene Planera - 88

4/25/1928 - 1/29/2017
Chicago Heights Eugene Planera, age 88. Longtime Chicago Heights resident. Native of Amaseno, Prv. Frosinone, Italy. Retired after 30 years of with Fahralloy Foundry in Harvey where he worked in Pattern Set-up,...

Valentine J. Ghezzi - 86

8/23/1930 - 1/28/2017
Crete Valentine J. Ghezzi nee Nelson age 86. Longtime Crete resident formerly of South Holland, Calumet Park and Roseland. Wife for 64 years of Maximillian Ghezzi. Mother of Max (Evette), David...

Manuel "Manny" Martinez - 56

11/16/1960 - 1/27/2017
Gary, IN Manuel M. “Manny” Martinez, age 56. Recently of Gary, Indiana formerly of Chicago Heights, Illinois and Dover,Delaware. United States Army Veteran. Father of DiAnita (James “J.P”) White....

John W. Currier, CPA - 57

12/4/1959 - 1/24/2017
Homer Glen John W. Currier, CPA. Age 57. Longtime Homer Glen resident formerly of Detroit, Michigan. Proprietor of John W Currier and Co, LTD in Frankfort, Illinois. Evans Scholar Graduate of University of...

Diana M. Capacasa - 82

8/15/1934 - 1/23/2017
Chicago Heights Diana M. Capacasa nee Rosati age 82. Longtime Chicago Heights resident passed away January 23rd in Florida where she had resided since 1973. Graduate of Bloom High School. Wife of the late Dario...

Sarah Elizabeth Costabile - 103

12/26/1913 - 1/22/2017
Chicago Heights Sarah Elizabeth Costabile nee Panozzo age 103. Longtime Chicago Heights resident. Wife for 69 years of the late Michael Frank Costabile. Mother of Joanne (Roy) Gesell and John Costabile....

Joyce Genualdi-McCartney nee Spagnola - 63

3/4/1953 - 1/21/2017
DeMotte, IN & Lansing, IL Joyce Genualdi-McCartney nee Spagnola, age 63. DeMotte, IN resident formerly of Lansing and West Pullman. Former Agent with Coldwell-Banker Real Estate. Fenger High School graduate. Wife of the...

Joseph Perino - 87

12/24/1929 - 1/19/2017
Crete Township Joe Perino age 87. Longtime Crete Township resident, born and raised in Sesser, IL. Retired after over 35 years of service as a Carpenter at the Ford Motor Company Stamping Plant in Chicago...

Fred R. Marcon - 79

2/20/1937 - 1/19/2017
Fish Creek, WI. and Manalapan, FL. Formerly of Chicago's Roseland area and Flossmoor Fred R. Marcon, 79, of Fish Creek, WI and Manalapan, FL passed away on January 19, 2017. He was at peace, in no pain, and with family at his side. Born February 22, 1937 to Italian immigrants,...

Catherine "Kay" Inucci - 94

10/30/1922 - 1/18/2017
Chicago Heights Catherine “Kay” Inucci nee Armatore, age 94. Longtime Chicago Heights Resident. Wife of the late Ernest Inucci. Mother of Sharon (Gene) Billo and Melody Maddox. Grandmother of Tracy (Ed)...

Martha L. Entsminger - 81

3/4/1935 - 1/17/2017
Matteson Martha L. Entsminger nee Bevitori age 81. Longtime Matteson resident. Retired after over 20 years of service as a school secretary for Park Forest-Chicago Heights School District 163. Wife for 62...

Anna Marie T. Ortiz nee Dal Santo - 66

2/13/1950 - 1/17/2017
Steger and Roseland/Kensington Anna Marie Ortiz nee Dal Santo age 66. Longtime Steger resident, born and raised in Chicago’s Kensington neighborhood. Retired after 20 years as a Spot Welder at United Air Cleaner. Wife for 30...

Joseph Granno - 61

12/18/1955 - 1/16/2017
South Chicago Heights Joseph Granno, age 61. Longtime South Chicago Heights resident. Longtime Display Clerk for Jewel Food Store in Souh Chicago Heights. Son of the late Rita Capua and Joseph Granno. Brother of Donna...

Brook "Beau" Gidley - 79

7/24/1937 - 1/12/2017
Frankfort Brook “Beau” Gidley. Age 79. Longtime Frankfort resident formerly of Chicago’s South Shore neighborhood. Founder of Shore Towing Service, Inc. Husband of the late Nancy K nee Shriner. Father...

Lupe R. Quiroz - 83

8/6/1933 - 1/10/2017
Calumet City Lupe R. Quiroz, age 83, Longtime Calumet City resident formerly of Chicago’s Roseland Neighborhood. US Army Korean War Veteran. Beloved and devoted son of the late Loreto nee Godinez and Leon...

Thomas J. Schroeder - 68

12/29/1948 - 1/10/2017
Lynwood Thomas J. Schroeder age 68. Lynwood resident formerly of Chicago’s Northside. Longtime delivery driver for Napa Auto Parts in Hegewisch. Husband for 16 years of Deborah nee Ten Hoven. Father...

John A. Dal Santo - 80

8/3/1936 - 1/8/2017
Beecher John Amelio Dal Santo age 80. Longtime Beecher resident formerly of Orland Park. Fenger High School graduate. Retired Production Supervisor for International Harvester with 23 years of service....

Providing Professional Service To Our Families...

Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home • 530 W. 14th Street (Rt. 30) • Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411 • 708-481-9230

© 2010 Panozzo Bros. Funeral Home